disendow

verb
dis·en·dow | \ˌdis-in-ˈdau̇ \

Definition of disendow 

transitive verb

: to strip of endowment

Other Words from disendow

disendower \-ˈdau̇(-ə)r \ noun
disendowment \-ˈdau̇-mənt \ noun

First Known Use of disendow

1861, in the meaning defined above

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